Lankan constitutional crisis deepens as Speaker snubbed

Posted on   11:45 am

Sri Lanka’s Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya Wednesday refused to give an opinion to parliamentary Speaker Karu Jayasuriya on the current political impasse over the sacking of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, saying it would be “deemed inappropriate”.

Why not bigger statue of Mahatma Gandhi: CPI to BJP

Posted on   11:26 am

On a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an imposing 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the world’s tallest, veteran Communist leader Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy demanded to know why a bigger statue of Mahatma Gandhi was not built by the BJP.